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Don’t be that cranky neighbor who grumbles at the sight of any snowflakes.

Life gets cranky when you try to live it according to some schedule, like married by 26 and billionaire by 30 and whatever else we’re supposed to tick off the list.

In hopes of a discovering weaponry farther afield, I repeatedly tried to get the cranky thing to loft me up on the bridge.

Nursing helped to assuage injuries, fatigue, crankiness, and even sickness.

The test of "crankiness," then, lies in the adequacy of the advantage reaped.

An admirable epitome of what might be called “advanced health culture without crankiness.”

With an old maid's usual crankiness and inability to adapt herself to the order of things, Cousin Fanny remained behind.

But, at least, it was interesting crankiness, and the belief behind it made it even fascinating.

Despite the happy-juice in my bloodstream, a streak of uncastmemberly crankiness was shot through my mood.


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On this page you'll find 38 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to crankiness, such as: animosity, antagonism, belligerence, bitterness, ill feeling, and ill will.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.